PPMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The PPMA is a members' owned organisation. Each member owns the same amount of shares in the organisation irrespective of their size or annual expenditure with the association. Each member company can put forward an employee to be a director of the PPMA.
The Board of Directors meets approximately every quarter to work with the executive to develop products and services that benefit the members. Each PPMA director has a functional role for which they are responsible. PPMA directors are not paid and give their time voluntarily in the service of the association.
Chairman, PPMA Group of AssociationsMettler-Toledo Safeline
Elected to the Board of Directors in 2017. David is Head of Research & Development at Mettler-Toledo Safeline – a leading supplier of metal detection inspection equipment to the food and pharmaceutical industries. He was appointed Chairman of the PPMA Group of Associations in December 2020.
Vice-Chairman, PPMA Group of AssociationsGrunwald UK
Elected to the Board of Directors in 2018, James is the Managing Director at Grunwald UK – specialist suppliers of cup filling and sealing machinery, packing and dosing machines for the food and dairy industry throughout the UK, Ireland and North America.
Finance Director, PPMA Group of AssociationsRARUK Automation
Elected to the Board of Directors in 2017. Peter is the Managing Director at RARUK Automation – a specialist supplier of innovative automation products, from industrial robots through to linear axis and controls, designed to enhance productivity.
PPMA Show Director, PPMA Group of AssociationsJenton International
Elected to the Board of Directors in 2007. Richard is the Managing Director at Jenton International – a manufacturer and distributor of equipment to the packaging, printing and converting industry.
UKIVA Director, PPMA Group of AssociationsClearView Imaging
Elected to the Board of Directors in 2019. Allan is the Managing Director at ClearView Imaging, which provides bespoke vision systems and component parts. Allan is also the Vice-Chairman of UKIVA.
BARA Director, PPMA Group of AssociationsSchubert UK
Mark was elected onto the BARA Council in 2020 and has been the Managing Director of Schubert UK since 2009. The company produces digital, robot-based packaging machines, with a focus on the interplay between simple mechanics, intelligent control technology and scalable modularity. They supply their packaging machines into the food, beverage, healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors.
Marketing & Communications Director, PPMA Group of AssociationsIshida Europe Ltd
Elected to the PPMA Board of Directors in December 2021, Steve is Marketing Director of Ishida Europe Ltd. Ishida provide weighing, x-ray inspection, checkweighing, tray sealing, packing and leak detection equipment, plus supporting software, for food and non-food applications.
Membership Director, PPMA Group of AssociationsPremier Labellers
Tracie White is the CEO of Premier Labellers and was elected to the PPMA Board of Directors in December 2021.
Publishing Director, PPMA Group of AssociationsEndoline Machinery Ltd
Andrew Yates is the Managing Director of Endoline Machinery Ltd and was elected to the PPMA Board of Directors in December 2021. The Endoline group of companies have been successfully manufacturing end of line packaging machinery in Great Britain since 1981. Endoline’s range of packaging machines includes case erectors, automatic case loaders, case sealers, and robotic palletisers.
Education & Training Director, PPMA Group of AssociationsCornwell Products Packaging Limited
Mark Baker is a Director of Cornwell Products Packaging Limited and was elected to the PPMA Board of Directors in December 2021. Cornwell Products supplies turnkey automated packaging and palletising systems as well as cooling solutions within the UK Dairy, Fresh Foods, Beverage, General Foods and Home & Personal Care sectors.
Company SecretaryJardines Chartered Certified Accountants
Ian was involved in the formation of PPMA Limited in 1987 and currently holds the position of Company Secretary. His company, Jardine Consulting Limited, are specialists in accounting and taxation for individuals, healthcare professionals and businesses.